"Trans Sulawesi" – 25 Days/24 Nights (Tour Code: SUL-05)
01 Day: Bali - Makassar on Arrival
Upon arrival at Hasanuddin Airport Makassar, meeting services and than drive to Kampung Berua, where we will explore a beautiful village by canoe and take a short walk. Here we will see the spectacular karts rocks and the beauty of the village and prehistoric cave. In the afternoon we continue drive back to Makassar for accommodation.
02 Day: Makassar – Bira
After breakfast to Bira. On the way we will visit Bissapu waterfall. After lunch we continue drive to Bira for accommodation. In the afternoon you have time to walk on the sandy beach at Bira and waiting for the sunset.
03 Day: Bira
After breakfast we go to Liukang Island by boat for snorkeling and back to Bira in the afternoon.
04 Day: Bira – Sengkang
After breakfast we drive to Sengkang located in the center of the Former Buginese Kingdom. Lunch will be served at local restaurant in Sengkang. In the afternoon we will try to catch the beautiful views of the sunset over the Lake Tempe. We will cross the lake by motorized canoe and we will visit the fisherman families who do live on the floating villages. Overnight at guesthouse in Sengkang.
05 Day: Sengkang – Toraja
After breakfast we drive to Toraja. Luch at Puncak Lakawang with very nice view of Gunung Nona/ Erotic Mountain. After lunch we continue drive to Toraja. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
06 Day: Toraja
After breakfast, a full day exploring Toraja. First visit Lemo to see rows of Tau Tau statues and hanging graves. Suaya the cliff graves then Londa, to see an ancient grave where the deceased are entombed. At Kete Kesu we can see Tongkonan, old rice barns, and traditional woodcarving. Lunch will be served in Rantepao. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
07 Day: Toraja
After breakfast, another full day discovery tour of Toraja, this time visiting Pallawa and Nanggala, traditional Torajan villages renowned for their large Tongkonans and rice barns. Continue drive to Batutumonga, enjoying superb views over Rantepao and surrounding valleys. Lunch at local restaurant. Dinner and overnight at Home stay in Batutumonga. In the afternoon we take time for walking around the village at mountain.
08 Day: Toraja
After breakfast we start to trekking down to Rantepao through rice field and some village. Lunch at local restaurant. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
09 Day: Toraja -Pendolo
Today we will enter the Central Sulawesi territory with drive to Pendolo via Palopo. Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon arrive in Pendolo, the small town located on shore of Lake Poso. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel on the lake Poso
10 Day: Pendolo Tentena
After breakfast, we drive to Tentena to visit the beautiful Saluopa Waterfall. At this waterfall it’s possible to bathing with fresh water in the small pool of waterfall. Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon check in at simple hotel for dinner and overnight on the Lake Poso.
11 Day: Lake Poso
Free Program for enjoying the beauty of surrounding.
12 Day: Lake Poso – Ampana
Breakfast at hotel and than drive to Ampana. Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon check in at hotel in Ampana for accommodation.
13 Day: Ampana – Togian Island
After breakfast, On board to Togian by a charter motorized boat. Dinner and overnight stay in Black Marlin Resort.
14 Day: Free Program at Togian Island (Diving or Snorkeling)
15 Day: Free Program at Togian Island (Diving or Snorkeling)
16 Day: Togian Island – Parigi
After breakfast, back to Ampana by a charter motorized boat to continue our trip to Parigi. Late in the afternoon arrive in Parigi. Dinner and overnight stay at simple hotel in Parigi.
17 Day: Parigi – Marissa
Breakfast and than we drive to Marisa. Stay over nights at simple hotel.
18 Day: Marissa – Gorontalo
After breakfast, drive to Gorontalo. Along the the road we will find several wonderful views and local life with various culture. Lunch at local restaurant. In Gorontalo we will visit the Old Fort Otahana. In the afternoon check in at Hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
19 Day: Gorontalo – Tomohon
After breakfast, we drive to Tomohon, North Sulawesi, passing through the local villages along the white sandy beach, coconut and clove plantation. Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon arrive in Tomohon and check in for dinner and overnight.
20 Day: Tomohon Tour
This tour is combination of scenic and historical tour, fresh air and enjoying the beautiful panorama of hilly and mountainous area. Tinoor spot, you can enjoy the beauty of Manado from the high. Tomohon city, a windy and cool city famous for its flowers, volcanoes and the smiling people. Tomohon traditional wet market, selling vegetables, traditional food of Minahasan such as wild pig, Dog, mice even snake. Woloan village an area with a big group of carpenters, they are building the traditional Minahasa wooden house for sell. Temboan hilltop, if not cloudy you can enjoy the fantastic panorama of line if vegetables, farms, and Tondano Lake with rice field surroundings. Here is a good photo spot. Drive around Tondano Lake with its goldfish farm, visiting Pulutan village the producers of clay potteries made in traditional way. Linow Lake: The colours in this highly sulphurous lake constantly change depending on the light and viewing perspective. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.
21 Day: Tomohon – Tangkoko
After breakfast drive to Tangkoko Rainforest Nature Reserve. On the way we will visit Kali and Tunan waterfall. Waruga : Located in Airmadidi is an ancient historic cemetery where Minahasan ancestors are buried and is a remnant of the megalithic age. Waruga (head stones) are unique square stones with holes in the middle and prism shaped lids. Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon arrive in Tangkoko and check in for dinner and overnight.
22 – 24 Day: Trekking
After breakfast, we start to explore the jungle with the possibility to see some endemic animals such as Macaca Nigra, Cuscus, Horn Bill, the smallest monkey in the world called Tarsius Spectrum and various snakes, beside that the impressive tropical flora. Three Days we will trekking in the jungle and sleep at tent.
25 Day: Tangkoko - Airport
After breakfast, transfer directly to Sam Ratulangi Airport Manado for your flight to next destination.